Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
of russia votes to oppose americans adopting russian orphans. they sanction russians seen as violators, some 740,000 children lack parental custody in russia. >>> the world's longest high speed train rail is a reality. the train cuts a trip from 20 hours to 8. it's over a 1,428-mile trip. the first left beijing this morning. >>> celebrity baby news in the form of the picture from jessica jump son in a tweet. her daughter maxwell with the words "big sis" in the sand in front of her. seems to confirm rumors the 32-year-old singer is once again pregnant. >>> despite slashing prices, it was a disappointing holiday season for retailers. cnbc's jackie deangelis is here. how's it going? >> good morning, richard. the numbers are in and not pretty. according to mastercard spending pulse unit, sales for the eight weeks up to christmas rose only .7 of a percent from a year ago. compared with expectations of 3% to 4% growth and a 2% figure last year, and it's really not that fantastic. not only was the overall number disappointing, but the online numbers miss the mark, too. web sales up 8.4% from last y
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
for sanctions against russians deemed guilty of human rights violations. russia has been the single biggest sort of adopted children by u.s. families. >>> emergency contraceptives will remain part of the federal health care law. -- and similar contraceptive bills from acquired health care plans. two companies sued the government. >>> if you've been to an aquarium, a question may have crossed your mind, what if the glass shattered? it happened last, it burt right there. that poor person, showering crowds will live sharks and sharding of glass. 16 people were hurt and three lemon sharks, dozens of turtles and lots of fish were killed. >>> the 13 to watch in 2013. politico has a new list out. we'll talk about a rising star and hollywood celebrity that made that list. that's coming up in about five. >>> the death toll from a powerful storm has now climbed to 12 at the airports nearly 3,000 flights have been canceled tuesday tuesday. weather channel meteorologist mike seidel is live near buffalo. it looks like the snow has subsided a wee bit? >> reporter: it has in upstate new york, richard. roads in
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
problem. i've seen in russia, for example, they can't get people to come work in the space program. so in terms of where we're heading, compared to other countries, we need to stay on a direction and need to have resolve to keep political support behind it and remind the public once in a while that we are moving towards new goals, as you see with the pictures that you showed. >> yeah, those pictures are pretty awesome. james oberg, always great to see you. have a great weekend. >> thanks, chris. >>> that wraps up this hour of "jansing & co." thomas roberts is up next. when c to provide a better benefits package... oahhh! [ male announcer ] it made a big splash with the employees. [ duck yelling ] [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] ...forbusiness.com. ♪ ha ha! in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement.